Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 477 new cases, 6 new deaths


BOSTON (WWLP) – State health officials on Wednesday reported over 400 new COVID-19 infections across the state and six new deaths in their daily dashboard.  

In total, 477 new cases were reported bringing the total number of cases to 667,818. Sixty-five probable cases were also reported Thursday, bringing that total to 46,738. The number of fully vaccinated people in Massachusetts is 4,317,442 and the state’s 7-day positivity rate as of Thursday is 1.39 percent. 

Below is the latest data on COVID-19 in Massachusetts:  

  • Tests reported: 34,750 (24,364,115 reported tests in total)  
  • Hospitalizations: 118 patients currently hospitalized (36 are in the ICU and 12 have been intubated)  
  • Deaths: 6 new deaths (17,673 confirmed deaths in total, the average age of patients who died was 70) 

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